H.R.1095 - Ethics in Government Act Amendments of 1993103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4] (Introduced 02/24/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; House Administration; Judiciary; Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||11/18/1993 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee.|
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Summary: H.R.1095 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/24/1993)
Ethics in Government Act Amendments of 1993 - Amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to specify the circumstances under which Federal officers and employees, other than Members of Congress and noncareer officers and employees whose rate of basic pay is equal to or greater than that for Level V of the Executive Schedule, may receive an honorarium for an article in a bona fide publication, a speech, or an appearance.
Prohibits the amount of honorarium accepted from exceeding the usual and customary fee for the services for which the honorarium is paid, up to $2,000. Subjects the acceptance of any honorarium to financial disclosure.
Requires the rules and regulations of each supervising ethics office (ethics office) designated under the Ethics Reform Act of 1989 to include procedures under which certain senior level or high-salaried noncareer officers and employees must notify their respective ethics office before accepting any of the honoraria permitted above that, in the aggregate, equal or exceed $200 in value from any one source in a calendar year. Requires each ethics office to compile and make public all notifications received during each calendar quarter. Subjects to specified penalties any person who fails to notify the appropriate ethics office before accepting honoraria.
Amends the Federal criminal code to waive certain postemployment restrictions on Members of Congress and congressional employees and on certain senior executive branch personnel with respect to a communication or appearance made solely on behalf of a candidate for Federal or State office, in his or her capacity as a candidate, a political party, or certain political organizations, with specified exceptions.